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#Grassroots

# grassroots - Monday 22 October, 2018

New champions emerge, joyous scenes, mass brawl - 5 talking points after Sunday's club action

Castlerahan, Clonoulty-Rossmore, Naomh Eanna and Crossmaglen were some of the teams to lift titles yesterday.

# grassroots - Monday 8 October, 2018

6 talking points after champions fall and titles are handed out in the weekend's club hurling action

Cuala, Kilcormac-Killoughey and Thurles Sarsfields were some of the big names to bow out yesterday.

# grassroots - Wednesday 2 May, 2018

Connacht must make progress across the board after Keane sacking

The westerners haven’t performed as expected on the pitch but have strides to make off it too.

# grassroots - Saturday 14 April, 2018

Disbanding of the B&I Cup represents real opportunity for AIL to grow

Joe Schmidt recently said the club game is “the base” rugby in Ireland is built on.

# grassroots - Sunday 28 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’' Irish Football

'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'

Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.

'He must have seen me looking around because he shouted over ‘Are you alright, gorgeous?’'

Dubliner Warren O’Hora was snapped up by Brighton just seven months after making his first-team debut for Bohemians.

# grassroots - Friday 24 November, 2017

Tasty top of the table clash in Division 1A and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Division 1A and 1B previews are right here.

# grassroots - Saturday 11 November, 2017

Lansdowne tighten their grip on the top spot and all of last night's Division 1A action

Reports from Friday night’s four games. Buccaneers and Cork Con face off at 2.30pm today.

# grassroots - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Lethal Lansdowne continue their 100% start: catch up on all of today's action in UBL Division 1A

Terenure, Clontarf and Cork Con all kept pace at the business end with wins on Saturday.

Table-toppers Lansdowne face Garryowen in classic clash and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.

# grassroots - Saturday 28 October, 2017

# grassroots - Friday 27 October, 2017

Table-toppers Terenure face last season's runners-up and all of the weekend's AIL previews

All of your Ulster Bank League previews are right here.

# grassroots - Thursday 4 May, 2017

No Carbery, but Cork Con and Clontarf can show UBL has lots more talent

This Sunday sees a repeat of last season’s Division 1A final at the Aviva Stadium.

# grassroots - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'In pro rugby, you're in a bit of a bubble. It's nice to come out of it for a while'

Jason Harris-Wright will look to help Clontarf to AIL glory before joining Pat Lam at Bristol.

# grassroots - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Garryowen tumble down the table as 1A leaders Lansdowne lose

Here is your round-up of the weekend’s Ulster Bank League Division 1A action.

# grassroots - Saturday 4 February, 2017

Struggling Terenure shock champions, Cookies beat Garryowen and more from last night's UBL

The four Division 1A matches last night were played in tough conditions, but still provided plenty of scores.

# grassroots - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Lansdowne still top of 1A after Christmas break despite loss and all the weekend's UBL action

Meanwhile, St Mary’s College came out on top against south Dublin rivals.

# grassroots - Sunday 4 December, 2016

Lansdowne stay top of 1A for the winter break, while Buccaneers can also enjoy the festive season that bit more

All the weekend’s action from both Division 1A and 1B.

# grassroots - Sunday 13 November, 2016

Joy Neville made her latest piece of Irish rugby history yesterday

Grand Slam winner becomes the first woman to referee a UBL Division 1A fixture.

# grassroots - Saturday 12 November, 2016

Don't forget the UBL - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action

Division 1A leaders after six rounds, Young Munster travel to play Terenure this afternoon.

# grassroots - Friday 28 October, 2016

Munster centre Arnold set for return and all your UBL 1A and 1B previews

Meanwhile in Division 1B, Shannon will look for their first win of the season in the Mardyke.

# grassroots - Friday 7 October, 2016

Never mind the Pro12 - here's the pick of this weekend's domestic rugby action

Old Belvedere and Terenure kick off the Division 1A action in Anglesea Road this evening.

# grassroots - Saturday 24 September, 2016

Lansdowne power top of the table and all the rest of the weekend's UBL action

Young Munster produced an impressive display with a little help from a raucous crowd in Cork.

# grassroots - Friday 23 September, 2016

There's a busy line-up of domestic action for Ireland's rugby clubs this weekend

Promoted Dublin University host college rivals UCD in a Division 1A derby on Saturday afternoon.

# grassroots - Wednesday 21 September, 2016

Bohemians return to historical home in the Phoenix Park with the help of the FAI

The Dublin club’s schoolboy teams will play at the Fifteen Acres for the foreseeable future.

# grassroots - Saturday 17 September, 2016

The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend UBL

The cream of Ireland's domestic rugby talent back in action this weekend

Here are the fixtures across the divisions today in the Ulster Bank League.

# grassroots - Friday 16 September, 2016

Smeeth's Trinity surprise Terenure on opening night of Ulster Bank League

Dublin University made a winning return to Division 1A.

# grassroots - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

GAA, FAI and IRFU share €7.4 million government investment

The announcement was made at the National Sports Campus this morning.

# grassroots - Thursday 9 June, 2016

From Killybegs to Saint-Denis: charting Seamus Coleman's rise to the top

In the second of a three-part series, we track the Everton defender’s rise from humble beginnings at St Catherine’s in Donegal.

# grassroots - Wednesday 8 June, 2016

From Gortnahoe to the Stade de France: charting Shane Long's incredible rise

In the first of a three-part series, we track the Southampton hitman’s rise from humble beginnings at Two-Mile-Borris/St Kevin’s in Tipperary.

# grassroots - Friday 27 May, 2016

We're missing out on a generation of kids. It's time to start playing football with them

John O’Sullivan believes League of Ireland clubs could be sending players to schools to assist with PE and help lower the age profile of those attending matches.

# grassroots - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Stuart Pearce, 53, joins ‘England’s worst football team’ for relegation battle

Longford AFC have lost 19 games from 19 and have a goal difference of minus 180.

# grassroots - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

From TheJournal.ie After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down Grassroots

After pay scandal the entire board of the IFA has stood down

The organisation’s president Eddie Downey and general secretary Pat Smith stood down last November.

# grassroots - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Is Niall Quinn interested in becoming FAI chief? 'I couldn't do the politics'

The Sky Sports pundit and ex-Ireland striker isn’t looking for a career change anytime soon.

# grassroots - Tuesday 16 June, 2015

Brian Kerr: System isn't good enough and that's why other countries have moved ahead of us

The former Ireland underage and senior manager believes our most-talented kids should be getting more regular contact with the country’s best coaches.

# grassroots - Saturday 6 June, 2015

'If we’re going to throw stones at Fifa over transparency, let’s make sure we’re not living in glass houses'

Former Cork City chief John O’Sullivan talks transparency in Irish domestic football.

# grassroots - Friday 15 May, 2015

Rugby could be the winner in planned switch to summer football

National leagues at U17 and U19 level will align with the SSE Airtricity League from March of next year, writes John O’Sullivan in his latest column.

# grassroots - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars UBL

Joe Schmidt hands out awards to Ireland's club rugby stars

Clontarf centre Matt D’Arcy was named Ulster Bank Player of the year in Division 1A.

# grassroots - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

‘We’ve the fundamentals in place to produce better footballers’ – John Delaney

The FAI boss was speaking at the announcement of over €2 million funding for the organisation.

# grassroots - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

The most talented U18 club players in Ireland have been picked for the Three Union Festival

The Irish side face two tough fixtures against England and France early next month.

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